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Between May and August 2011, the Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation conducted formative evaluations of the Gender Equality (GES) and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities (SOGI) Strategies of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund). This executive summary sets out the Foundation's key recommendations. The full report describes the evaluation process, findings, and recommendations in further detail.
This NSWP briefing paper provides an overview of the new HIV prevention tools on the horizon, including microbicides, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), vaccines, and ‘treatment for prevention’. It details the possible positive and negative impacts of these as identified by sex worker organisations. Finally, it explores how sex workers’ advocacy can influence the development and introduction of these tools in ways that maximise usefulness and minimise risk to sex workers.
PEPFAR has made anti-retroviral treatment (ART) available for many people, including sex workers. However, PEPFAR funding contracts with organisations specify that a certain amount of this money be spent on abstinence programming. Contracts include a clause that the organisation accepting funding is opposed to prostitution. This has been called the 'anti-prostitution pledge' or 'anti-prostitution loyalty oath.' This NSWP briefing paper explains how the pledge affects sex worker organisations and HIV programming with sex workers; the effects on programming and organising; effects on sex workers; and looks at what can be done.
This guidance* has been developed for both researchers and community-based organizations in rights-constrained environments. The guidance is intended to help both researchers and community organizations to:
This NSWP briefing paper explains how sex work is conflated with trafficking; the legal framework; how demand for sex work is conflated with trafficking; the dangers of conflating trafficking with sex work, its impacts on sex workers’ lives and work; the impact on sex worker programming; and offers some recommendations for policy makers, donors and for civil society.
This NSWP briefing paper looks at the impact of 'end demand' laws, including increased repression of sex workers; increased violence and discrimination; decreased access to health and social services; and decreased access to housing and shelter.
The resolution was adopted by the UN General Assembly in June, 2011 and centered on intensifying efforts to eliminate HIV and AIDS.
Language shapes beliefs and may influence behaviors. These guidelines to UNAIDS' preferred terminology have been developed for use by staff members, colleagues in the program's 10 cosponsoring organizations, and other partners working in the global response to HIV.
This document outlines amfAR supported grantees conducting successful GMT community-led programing to improve HIV testing, treatment, and quality of live among GMT in five regions—Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and Latin America. It is also available in French, Russian, and Spanish.
This report documents good practices for sex worker-led organisations in four African countries including Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon, and South Africa.
This study was conducted in four countries in Latin America in which the NSWP has members: Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru. A Regional Advisory Group whose main function was to supply feedback during the design, implementation and final revision of the project oversaw the study.
O EPOA é descrito detalhadamente na abordagem de divulgação de pares aprimorada LINKAGES: Guia de implementação. Este currículo de treinamento complementa o guia, oferecendo um currículo detalhado para treinar os profissionais de divulgação de pares para implementar o EPOA. O guia consiste neste documento e um conjunto de ferramentas de treinamento, folhetos e apresentações em PowerPoint.
This Consensus Statement follows global consultation with NSWP members, whose membership comprises more than 160 sex worker organisations in over 60 countries across the globe, including local, regional, and national networks. Representing NSWP’s global advocacy platform for sex work, human rights, and the law, this Consensus Statement is issued on behalf of NSWP members and the sex workers they represent, including sex workers of all genders, class, race, ethnicity, health status, age, nationality, citizenship, language, education levels, disabilities, and many other factors.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is developing guidelines for evidence-based interventions for the prevention and treatment of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in low- and middle-income countries. As a global partner to the WHO in this process, the Global Network of Sex Work Projects oversaw a civil society consultation of sex workers commissioned by the WHO to gather feedback on proposed guidelines. This report contains the findings from that consultation and was submitted to the WHO.
This e-tutorial describes the purpose and benefits of a focused approach on FP-HIV integration, which enables sex workers to access family planning services. The e-tutorial takes approximately one hour to complete. After completing this e-tutorial, participants will know: